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Nayib Bukele, president of El Salvador.

Salvadoran archbishop thanks president for promise not to approve pro-abortion constitutional changes

The Archbishop of San Salvador thanked Saturday the president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, for his commitment not to approve... Read more

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More companies speak out against Texas’ pro-life law

Yelp, an online directory for food and businesses, is reportedly planning to “double match” employee contributions to pro-abortion groups opposing... Read more

Afghan refugees are being processed inside Hangar 5 at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, Sept. 8, 2021.

USCCB, Catholic Charities ramp up efforts to welcome Afghan refugees

Over the next several months, the USCCB and Catholic Charities locations across the U.S. will welcome upwards of 7,500 refugees... Read more

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How Texas Catholics pushed to expand support for mothers

In addition to two major pro-life bills, the Texas Catholic Conference has successfully pushed for better support for mothers and... Read more

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at her weekly Capitol press briefing, Sept. 23, 2021

Pelosi defends her support for legal abortion: ‘God has given us a free will’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday responded to her archbishop, who had said an abortion bill she is working... Read more

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception seen amid Saint John, New Brunswick.

New Brunswick mandates COVID vaccine pass, but Catholic dioceses take differing approaches

The Diocese of Saint John, New Brunswick has said proof of vaccination will not be required for Mass or the... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica.

Pope Francis to bishops: The saints spread the Gospel, not a ‘social program’

Pope Francis encouraged Europe’s bishops to introduce people to the joy of an encounter with Jesus. Read more

Haitian Cardinal Chibly Langlois speaks during a Caritas Internationalis webinar, Sept. 21, 2021.

Catholic cardinal says Haiti's 'catastrophic situation' led Haitians to U.S. border

The Catholic cardinal, who was injured in Haiti’s recent earthquake, is also a leader in the recovery efforts for the... Read more

Heidi Crowter speaks outside the High Court in London England, July 6, 2021.

Court rejects challenge to UK’s Down syndrome abortion law

In its Sept. 23 ruling, the court declared that a law allowing abortion up to birth for disability was not... Read more

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican secretary for relations with states.

Archbishop Gallagher at UN: 'Racism can and must be defeated'

The Vatican’s foreign minister on Wednesday addressed heads of state at the United Nations, noting that the Church is “engaged... Read more

A 40 Days for Life prayer vigil outside an abortion clinic in Madrid.

Spain's lower house advances bill that would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

The lower house of Spain's legislature voted Tuesday to take up consideration of a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish... Read more

Bishop Mario Dorsonville, auxiliary bishop of Washington (left) and Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities, USA (right)

Catholic leaders call for better treatment of Haitians, other migrants at border

Catholic leaders on Wednesday called for better treatment of Haitians and other migrants crowded under a bridge at the U.S.-Mexico... Read more

The University of Saint Joseph in Macau.

China allows Catholic university in Macau to recruit students from mainland

A Catholic university in Macau has been permitted to recruit students from mainland China on an “experimental basis” and only... Read more

The late Bishop Emeritus Anthony M. Pilla of Cleveland.

Former USCCB president Bishop Pilla dies at 88

Bishop Anthony Pilla, who led the Diocese of Cleveland for 25 years and served as president of the United States... Read more

Pope Francis takes part in an online meeting of the Council of Cardinals at the Vatican, Sept. 21, 2021.

Cardinals’ council discusses synod on synodality with Pope Francis

The pope stressed the importance of listening and “a pastoral attitude.” Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin during a visit to Kyiv, Ukraine, in 2017.

Cardinal Parolin: The Vatican is ‘worried’ about AUKUS nuclear rearmament

The AUKUS security pact will add to the Western military presence in the Pacific. Read more

Congregation of the Religious of the Virgin Mary motherhouse, Quezon City, Philippines

8 elderly nuns in Manila succumb to COVID-19; outbreak hits seminary

The Congregation of the Religious of the Virgin Mary in Manila announced the death of eight elderly nuns who had... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco

Archbishop Cordileone calls abortion bill ‘child sacrifice,’ urges prayer and fasting

The Archbishop of San Francisco warned that an abortion bill to be voted on in Congress this week amounts to... Read more

Dr. John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America, discusses religious freedom at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 16, 2013

Catholic University president says he will step down next year

John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., will be stepping down from his role as... Read more

Pope Francis meets with a group of Afghan refugees at the Vatican on Sept. 22, 2021.

Pope Francis meets Afghan Christian whose parents were killed by the Taliban

“It was beautiful,” one Afghan refugee told CNA after meeting the pope. Read more